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"MYCURSE"KILLSWITCH

ENGAGE
As heard on AS DAYLIG HT DIES ( ROADRU NNE R)
Musicby Mike D'Antonio, Adam Dutkiewicz, J oel Stroezel, Justin Foley and Howard Jones * Wordsby Howard Jones * Transcribedby Andy Aledort

All guitars are in drop-D tuning down one wh ole step (low to hi gh: C G C F A D).
Bass tuning (low to high): CG CF.
All not es and chords sound in the key of C minor, on e whole step lower than written .
Bbmaj7

Gm7add4

05

bit'

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Om7

13

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(0:00)

Moderately Fast
Bbmaj7

q = 174
Gm7add4

Om7

Gtr . I (elcc. w/clean tone and delay)


1
let ring thro ughout (repeal previous bar)

(repea t prev i ous


MO

bars )

Bbmaj7

Gm7add4

Gtr. I (w/d ist.)

Riff A
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P.M.

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Rhy. Fig. 1
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COPY l\l GIH 2006 KI LLSWITCH

E NGAGE MUSIC ( SESAC )/ KI L LSW IT CH ENGAGE BUDMO MUS I C ( BM I).


ALL RI GHTS RE SE RVED. USED BY PERM I SS I ON.

"MYCURSE"
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(0:33)

N.C.(05)
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(0:41, 1:39)

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there
N.C.(05)

(l .)
(2.)

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23

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end Bass Fig. 2

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[Q]ver ses (0:49, 1:47)


w/half-time feel (1st Ver se only)
I. I
watchedyou walk away
2. Your silence
haunts me
N.C.(05)

(2nd time) skip ahead to [IDPr e-chorus

Helpless
still I

but

with
hunger

nothing
for

to

say
you

yeah

Gtrs. I and 2

29

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(end half-tim e feel)


I
N.C.(05)
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>

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P.M.,

strain
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"MYCURSE"
[Kl Pre- choru

s (1:05, 1:55)
w/half -t im e feel

(1.) This

is

curse
~m
curse
curse

my

ITT Th~
(3.) This
(4.) This
N.C.(05)

is
is

my
my

longing
yearning
wanting
needing

the
the

This
This
This
This

Sub s titut e Riff 8 2nd and 4th tim es (see bar 45)

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41

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(2., 4.) my

curse

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time

2.

curse

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(2nd time on I st Cho rus) go ba ck to [g


(2nd tim e 011 2nd Cho ru.t) , 011tinue to @IInterlude

Choru s (1:22, 2:11)


There
you

Will
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is

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,
Gtr. 2 P.M .
,

..LL- 8- 8 - 8- 8- 8 - 8

love
wait
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burning

for

to

find

me

{Jsrtime only)

you
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Bass pfo ys Bass Fig. 1 twi ce (see bar 9). 011 the I.tr time of the 2nd Cho rus, don't play for the 1s t two bar s.

~ Interlud e (2:28)
And still
But still
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(10)

"MYCURSE"
2.

and still I

ache

to

65
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see

you

again

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[1!]Chorus

..._
5

(2:44)

Dying

inside

N.C.(B~maj7)

(Gm7add4)

Gtr . I (wfdis t.)

71

P.M------------------------,

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bd:dd

bd:dd

bLJ

Gir . 2 (wfdi s1.)


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bbbd

don 'r play isl time _ __ __ ____________ .,

bbbd

bLJ

P.M. ________________________

do n 'r pla y Jsl tim e _________________

.,

Bass

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5- 5- 5- 5- 5- 5- 5- 5- 5- 5- 5--'-------------~

bd:dd

bd:dd

bd:dd

bLJ

bd:dd

bLJ

1.

these

walls

(Dm7)

75

P.M.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ,

P.M------------------------

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,Jon't pla y 1st rime _________________

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"MYCURSE"
2.

(I]

I.

(3:01)

And
And
Gtrs. 1 and 2 play Riffs C
tm d CI (see bar 78)

see
see

your
your

face

in

these

face

Bbmaj7

Gm7add4

Om?

s
s

s
o

G1rs. I. 2 and 3

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tears

in

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lei ring

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s

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(3:17)

There

is

Bl,maj7

love
Gm7add4

There

is

love

Dm7

Ctr. 2 plays Rhy. Fig. 1 fo ur rimes (see bar 9)


Gtr. I

ifi t -..,..
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8 c1ss plays Bass Fig. 1 four times (see bar 9)

There

is

Bbmaj7

love
Gm7add4

Om?

There

Gm7add4

Dm7

is

love

Ctr. 1 plays Riff C twice (see bar 92)

100 Gtr. 3

rep eat and fad e


Bl,maj7
108 Orr. I

2
5
5

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